Restaurants in Folkestone

Googies – World Famous in Folkestone

Googies Art CafeIn a Nutshell: Award Winning, Gourmet Burgers, Direct Trade Coffee & Craft Beers, Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan Options. Free Wi-Fi.

Googies’ menu includes Gourmet Burgers, Salads, Big Apple Hot Dogs, Locally caught fish dishes and don’t forget to check the specials board.

Address: 15 Rendezvous Street, Folkestone. CT20 1EYFood Hygiene Rating 5
Booking or Just Turn Up: 01303 246188


Rocksalt – Celebrity Chef Restaurant

Rocksalt RestaurantIn A Nutshell: Posh, Fresh Fish, Seasonal Kent Food. Spoil Yourself.

Stylish restaurant in Folkestone is owned by Ramsay protégé Mark Sargeant overlooking Folkestone Harbour. Excellent food sourced locally – expect the fish to be still flapping on arrival to the kitchens.
Address: 4-5 Fishmarket, Folkestone. CT19 6AA

Booking Essential: 01303 212070
Check for an available table at RockSalt online here.Food Hygiene Rating 5


The Sandgate Hotel – Gourmet Society Restaurant

Sandgate HotelIn A Nutshell: Recommended by The Gourmet Society 

The menu features a host of English favourites and a fresh fish menu on Fridays and Saturdays. Choose to eat in the restaurant or on the terrace with its views over the sea – the perfect place for a spot of alfresco dining. Overlooking the English Channel, the restaurant has an ideal location, with service, food and decor to match. As you would expect from a restaurant recommended by The Gourmet Society, all the seafood is wonderfully fresh and meat is sourced locally.

Address: 8-9 Wellington Terrace, Sandgate. CT20 3DY
Bookings: 01303 220444Rating 3


Palm Court, The Grand

Palm Court Tea RoomIn a nutshell: Edwardian Decor, A Grand Evening Out

The Grand is one of the oldest and most traditional establishments in Folkestone. In the Palm Court restaurant you can have everything from cream tea to a three course meal. There’s a live pianist on the weekends. Keppels Bar downstairs also serves food in a less formal setting.

Address: The Grand, The Leas, Folkestone. CT20 2XL
Bookings: 01303 222222Rating-4


Gurkha Palace

Gurkha PalaceIn a nutshell: Much, Much better than an Indian, Great Service

An unexpected jewel of a restaurant in Folkestone’s Enbrook Valley area. Their reputation for authentic Nepalese food is well known amongst the locals. Excellent service and plenty for vegetarians. Try the Nepalese Beer.

Address: 97 Enbrook Valley, Folkestone. CT20 3NE
Bookings: 01303 257700Rating-4


Papas Fish & Chips

PapasIn a nutshell: Great British Fish’n’Chips, Eat In and Takeaway

Papas specialise in locally caught fish and have a closely guarded secret recipe for their batter. They have a good choice of all the usual Fish and Chips classics which are generously portioned and priced reasonably.

Address: 110 Sandgate Road, Folkestone. CT20 2BW
Tel: 01303 242578Food Hygiene Rating 5

The Brickfield

BrickfieldIn a nutshell: British Food, Beefeater Style, Ideal for Families

Traditional “Beefeater Style” Family Pub and Restaurant run by the popular chain Table Table. Simple to find – just off the M20 J13 as you arrive in Folkestone. Don’t forget to download their latest offers before you go.

Address: Cherry Garden Lane, Folkestone CT19 4AP
Bookings: 01303 273620Food Hygiene Rating 5